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ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee from UVa game because name similar to Robert E. Lee

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:37pm 8/22/2017 at 10:37pm
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Here’s another one for our never-ending game of Progressive or Parody.

In post-Charlottesville riot America, Asian-American names are subject to discrimination in order to placate the ignorant. Case in point: Robert Lee.

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WATCH: News Footage of the 1979 Solar Eclipse

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7:30am 8/21/2017 at 7:30am
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Today’s solar eclipse isn’t the only eclipse to have been met with fanfare.

This ABC News coverage from 1979 left anchors awestruck.

From Mashable:

It’s a 10-minute clip collection from ABC News’ coverage of the last large-scale total solar eclipse to be seen...

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Comic Legend Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 6:30pm 8/20/2017 at 6:30pm
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Comedic legend Jerry Lewis has died at the age of 91. He shot to fame with his teammate Dean Martin and gained notoriety in The Nutty Professor.

Most of the younger generations have come to known him through his annual Labor Day telethon to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy.

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Pennsylvania, Florida: Six Police Officers Shot, One Fatally

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/19/2017 at 2:30pm
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The circumstances of each of the shootings are not yet clear, but six police officers have been shot, one of whom was killed, in three incidents in Pennsylvania and Florida.

CBS reports:

One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to...

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Christopher Columbus Replica Ships Greeted by Revisionist Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/17/2017 at 3:30pm
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As the nationwide quest to impose revisionism on major historical figures and events marches on, not even replicas are being spared this progressive nonsense.

Tuesday, in Traverse City, Michigan replica ships of the Niña and Pinta of Christopher Columbus exploratory lore, were greeted not with curious fanfare, but protests.

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Concert Sells Out After Leftists Protest Dennis Prager and the Santa Monica Symphony

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 3:00pm 8/16/2017 at 3:00pm
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Oops? When boycotts have the opposite of the intended outcome…

The official statement:

Despite efforts from the left to boycott an Aug.16 concert of the Santa Monica Symphony guest conducted by talk show host and founder of PragerU, Dennis Prager, the event has sold out.

“It’s safe to say that we are pleased by...

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Stage Name ‘Kid Rock’ May Not Be Allowed on Michigan Ballot

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/15/2017 at 2:30pm

Musician Kid Rock has made waves since he hinted that he may challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) in November 2018. But Michigan rules may prohibit the name Kid Rock and force him to use his real name Robert Ritchie. Roll Call reported:

If Ritchie were to submit enough valid signatures to make...

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Judge: Costco Must Pay Tiffany & Co $19.4 Million Over Fake Rings

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 8/15/2017 at 12:00pm
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YIKES! A U.S. federal judge has ordered Costco to pay Tiffany & Co $19.4 million since the warehouse club sold fake rings with the Tiffany name on them. From Fox Business:

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain said Tiffany deserves $11.1 million, plus interest, representing triple the lost profit from Costco’s trademark...

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Don’t get blindsided by solar eclipse scams

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 8:30am 8/14/2017 at 8:30am
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Legal Insurrection has been keeping an eye on the excitement about the Great American Solar Eclipse.

While many people are flocking to the path of totality...

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WWII Veteran is Returning Flag Taken From Enemy Soldier

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 12:00pm 8/11/2017 at 12:00pm
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On Friday, 93-year-old WWII veteran Marvin Strombo will fly to Tokyo, Japan, to return a Japanese flag he took from a fallen enemy soldier during the 1944 battle in Saipan. The Associated Press reported:

Strombo knelt and pulled out a silk flag, all the space around the bright red emperor’s sun filled...

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Bernie Sanders Releasing “Political Revolution” Guide For Teens

https://www.amazon.com/Bernie-Sanderss-Guide-Political-Revolution/dp/1250138906/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1502373257&sr=8-1&keywords=Sanders+Political+Revolution and https://youtu.be/lP_Jzz9pV8U
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/10/2017 at 5:30pm
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As the Democratic Party’s internal wrangling among the Obama, Clinton, and Bernie circles picks up steam, Bernie Sanders is releasing a handy-dandy handbook for teens interested in engaging in his socialist “political revolution.”

Teen Vogue began pushing Bernie’s latest attempt to spread his “political revolution” to teens back in May.  Teen Vogue,...

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States prepping for total eclipse like it’s an impending natural disaster

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:00am 8/9/2017 at 10:00am
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Americans have dealt with some devastating natural disasters in their history. Some examples include Hurricane Katrina, the eruption of Mount St. Helens, and the 1906 San Fransisco Earthquake.

We have even experienced many solar eclipses s...

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N3v$r M1^d Those Crazy Password “Rules”: Four-word Passwords Hardest To Crack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:30am 8/9/2017 at 8:30am
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Back in 2003, Bill Burr wrote the primer on password development.  His definitive work recommended random characters, letters, numbers, caps, casing, etc. in a mishmosh that the user not only had to remember (or remember where they’d recorded it) but had to, per his ’03 recommendation, change each month into another...

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Disney to Remove ALL Content From Netflix to Start Own Streaming Service

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 7:00am 8/9/2017 at 7:00am
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Netflix took a major blow on Tuesday when Disney announced it will remove all of its content in 2019 to start its own streaming service. ESPN, which Disney owns, will start a streaming service in 2018. From The Hollywood Reporter:

Details of the Disney streaming service were sketchy Tuesday, with CEO Bob...

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USC Student Cleared Of Rape Charges, Could Still Be Expelled

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/8/2017 at 5:30pm
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The war on male college students under the mantle of Title IX continues.  A USC student was accused of raping a fellow student in her dorm room, and after being cleared by security video, could still be expelled.

CBS News reports:

Security video from outside a local nightclub has cleared a USC student...

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Google CEO Mansplains That He Eliminated Diverse Thought … To Protect Defenseless Women

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/8/2017 at 4:30pm

Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, issued a statement in the wake of the firing of a Google employee who dared share his divergent views about gender and biology in an internal communication.

Pichai writes:

This has been a very difficult time. I wanted to provide an update on the memo that was circulated over...

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Al Gore’s Climate Change Sequel Fails Miserably at Box Office

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/7/2017 at 7:00pm

Former Vice President Al Gore managed to stay in the limelight with his climate change crusade after he failed to beat former President George W. Bush in 2000. In 2007, his movie An Inconvenient Truth won an Oscar and Gore won an Noble Peace Prize.

Gore decided to make a sequel, An...

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